Author Archives: lindalou5150

About lindalou5150

as exercise or exorcism, i write...for the eyes of others, for my eyes and heart only, for the love and the rage, i write...to release the gamut of emotion...to tell the truth and say what's often thought but not written...

there is a viscious wind

blue skies    crystal clear sparking skies              blue, that shade of blue only found in nests                    nests carefully woven by design with delicate brittle twig            by design                  constructed by tiny beak and claw stitch           perfect to house jelly-bean sized eggs, painted … Continue reading

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landmarks and landmines

most parents earmark their lives and those of their children with memorable events:  first small steps   first words   the feel of tiny arms embracing the mama’s neck in a first hug the first teenage angst filled i hate you  then … Continue reading

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ten outta three ninety nine

three hundred and ninety-nine poems ago there WAS a poet inspired by the greats by life’s adventures by the need to purge and create by slapping word-story onto the page… three hundred and ninety-nine poems on the wall put ém … Continue reading

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the literary landscape

i wonder what the old poets would think of the new literary landscape are there any worthy humans to fill the giants’ shoes?

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the ants go marching..

when i was a little kid, there was this children’s song, remembered from early childhood my mother hosted a morning playgroup in our santa monica backyard, where harried 50’s housewives would gather with their little ones in the mornings before … Continue reading

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summer daze

i remember a time when we looked forward to the days of summer, of roaming through pine-scented forests, of climbing wildflower-strewn mountaintops and finding white sand, pristine beaches while searching for the clearest of azure seas to swim in.  summertime … Continue reading

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for michael, donald and rob

Who Has Seen The Wind by Joni Mitchell    Who has seen the wind Scalloping the sea Or gliding like a swallow Over villages and trees? “I have,” said the willow “And I begged him please to stay But he went … Continue reading

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broken

in a life much can be broken promises    hearts          limbs                spirits                           backs lives and minds, once filled to brimming with our essence broken..  upon a craggy hillside  grazing goats peer skyward through dappled light of tree … Continue reading

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minding the store, eh buk?

Originally posted on Shadowdance:
you were nervous then watching shy jailbait catholic schoolgirls walk round and round earth’s plywood tabletops… watching us you grinned like a fool as we  feigned initial interest in the soft-shelled chapbooks  piled around… from the corner stack…

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the muse’s best years

dear readers when traveling through this site                                 please be advised the 2009-2010                          poetry years was when the muse                          was alive and kicking  

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